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ID number:  BIRBI-B3444
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Herakleios I; Constantine III; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  612-613
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  10.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3055. B.A. Seaby, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: To the l., Herakleios facing, standing, bearded, wearing chlamys and crown. To the r., Constantine III facing, standing, smaller, unbearded, wearing chlamys, and cross-topped crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. A cross between their heads. Reverse: M, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∂ … h … Єτ hRA CONST PP AV (Our lords Herakleios and Herakleios Constantine, eternal Augusti). Reverse: A … O III (Year 3). Mint mark: KYZ. Control mark: A (1).

Bibliography:  MIB III 185

4 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Herakleios I
Byzantine
c.575
641
Constantine III
Byzantine
612
641
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